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rosa. reporter: jeff westbrook says he, too, is mourning the loss of andy lopez. the memorial to him continues to grow. the deputy who shot lopez is the same man who pulled a gun on westbrook during a routine traffic stop. >> at this time i just looked at him point blank at the barrel of a gun. >> he said he and an employee feared for their lives beforing a stopped on highway 101 for make ang unsafe lane change. he says the sheriff's deputy who made the stop seemed agitated when he approached his car. >> i looked to -- i looked back up there was a gun, and he is screaming, turn the vehicle off. at that point i put my hands up and said, sir, the vehicle is off. >> the deputy then told westbrook to get out of the car. >> he asked me if i had any weapons and as i took my hands to go like this, he went back to the gun thing and it was, turn around, hands behind your back. >> westbrook was later shocked to learn that deputy was eric gelhouse, the same man who shot and killed andy lopez last month, believing the air soft rifle he was carrying was an assault weapon. >> i saw somethin
sheriff deputy shot a 13-year-old andy lopez carrying an replica of an ak 47 when the deputy opened fire. more from the deputy that pulled the trigger and growing backlash against him. >> we have more and heard from the sheriff of sonoma county this, story keeps growing, changes and keeps evolving like that memorial over my shoulder, candles burned out. some flowers wilted in the spot where a deputy shot and killed a 13-year-old andy lopez last week but the story remains fresh. begin with sieging anger of the latino community. >> maddening what they did. >> today's sheriff stepped forward to answer general questions. >> i don't believe racism is involved in this case. many people know the sheriff's office and me have done much in the past three years to build bridge was the latino community. >> six days after the shooting we learned about the deputy who mistook a pellet gun for an ak 47, putting seven bullets into, and through, andy lopez. the sheriff deputy has a name, a history. his name, eric gels house. he's a firearms instructor, a national figure. a writer on the subject of deadly
, they said. among the people today, andy lopez's older brother, 17-year-old anthony. the family has not spoken formally. anthony told us how they're dealing with the loss. >> they're hanging in there. it's hard on everyone. the house isn't the same anymore. >> reporter: how so? >> just quiet. just feels like there is a void in the house. >> reporter: deputy gelhaus says he fired because he was pointing the weapon at him. anthony says his brother was 13 years old, he was a kid, that he froze and probably needed more time. >> thank you. >> it's been a busy day. still head on abc7 news what happened inside of the caldecott tunnel today. it sent smoke billowing out along with a number of panicked drivers. >> also, an incident at discovery kingdom. find out how she's doing. >>> a mild note but what will the weekend bring? the accu-weather forecast is coming up. >> and remarkable work of a bay area engineering firm finding i want you to be kind.ff i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. i want you to be handsome. i want you to be awesome. i don't want you to l
is live with the story. wayne? >> reporter: for people that didn't know andy lopez he has a name and a picture. today it came home in the form of a cop wheeled in by friends and family about a half hour ago. thev: serviceñr! continues, overflow service for more than 500zv peoe inside. it concludes a day in santa rosa unlike any people around here have seen in a long, long time.<  it's a mefk hours since the shooting death of andyko lopez he's gone frk just another neighborhood kid to a symbol nationally. >> the system is killing the youth. it has no future. >> reporter: lopez was 13 years old, walking with a pellet gun made to resemble an ak 47 rifle. last tuesday, sheriff deputy the gun, then when he felt threatened put seven bullets into and through the young man, killing him at the scene, andñr inflaming this community. >> there is a racial profiling. it's discrimination, bias. >> they could have shoot him in the lp?;móleg. >> would they have done that to a white çymkid? i bet not. >> reporter: that is one of thd hearts of the issue. v:xd perceptions. today'sç marc
-year-old andy lopez police lieutenant told us the veteran deputy jumped out and opened fire while his deputy in training was in the process of stopping the car and taking cover behind the door. between the thooim time they spotd and called in the sighting of andy with a replica ak 47 and the time the deputy shot him, ten seconds elapsed. >> by the time he was capable engaging the subject, the threat no longer existed. >> reporter: last week a witness said he sought car and warned andy but the detective says the deputy told andy twice to put down the gun before opening fire we asked if the deputy identified himself before he opened fire on andy. and we were told he says he can't remember whether he identified himself. however, we're told it's not a requirement to do so. >> thank you. >>> several people in the hospital after a major crash in a busy san francisco intersection. police say the driver ran a red light and the crash left a lexus suv flipped over, as you can see. two other cars were damaged officials say injuries are not life threatening which is great news when you can see h
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